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End End Transformation looking good on paper

06/03/2010 9:12 PM by

Ideas for 25th / Nine Mile / Fairmount Avenue

The folks at Duany Plater-Zyberk shared some of their process and what they’ve been hearing tonight as the East End Transformation process moved to the Family Resource Center on Jefferson Avenue for the Studio Open House.

TOP: Ideas for the intersection of 25th Street, Nine Mile, and Fairmount Avenue

By all accounts, public participation has been incredibly high for each of the sessions so far (and Mrs.Thompson has apparently been ubiquitous&inspirational :).

East End Transformation

East End Transformation

East End Transformation

East End Transformation

There are tons of maps of the area and photos of buildings and streetscapes. Some show distance relationships, others emphasize transportation or infrastructure.

East End Transformation

East End Transformation

Bike to Work (1990-2000)

Idea for Creighton

Drawings

The folks from DPZ are set up at workspaces at both ends of the Family Resource Center.

East End Transformation

East End Transformation

Ideas of how to handle the oddly shaped lots along Nine Mile Road.

East End Transformation

A drawing of the intersection described as “the heart of the community”.

25th and Fairmount

Circles with a 1/4 mile radius; can be walked edge-to-edge in 5 minutes.

1/4 mile radius

1/4 mile radius

What is and what could be.

What is and what could be

There are 3 public sessions remaining:

  • FrIday, June 4 – Philanthropy and Foundations meeting 10–11AM @FRC?
  • Saturday, June 5 – Public Pin-up and Youth Charrette 11AM–1PM @FRC
  • Monday, June 7 – Closing Presentation – 5–6:30PM Robinson Theatre

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